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Iraq / Al-Sadr Revolt / Najaf #762516

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 18, 2004
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: John Vause) The acceptance by Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr of a peace offer from the Iraqi interim government featured; scenes shown of the Baghdad meeting of the Iraqi National Conference that negotiated for an end to the fighting in Najaf. [Shiite Dawn Party Jalil SHAMARI†, head of delegation Hussein al-SADR†- {thru translator} comment on the peace agreement.] [Iraqi interim defense minister Hazin SHA'ALAN†- {thru translator} says we will teach them a lesson.] [Conference DELEGATE - {thru translator} speaks of peace.] The status of the deal with al-Sadr discussed.

Brown, Aaron;
Vause, John

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